Now Is Enough

something for now

running and the rhythm

The running and the rhythm. Heaving breath and smooth hot-stepping. Sweat dripping and fiery eyes burning. Thoughts thunk and muscled miles merging. Hauling and hoofing, uphill steadily steaming. The boom-diggity and zoom-zippity. Hell, even the trudge-drudgery and...

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spare the dramatics and DANCE!

Wise and foolish alike reach birthdays and look back on life lived, both well and not so much, and into the pointless abyss of hopes left unrealized. I'm no exception, but what's best to say now? A mosquito buzzes around seeking blood. Scotch slides down the...

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wild ride

great fun to be flung around at high rates of speed on roller coasters, flying swings, even merry-go-rounds— much too fast for toddlers and old folks though, whoa amusement parks we call them; wild, mechanical, herky-jerky joy have you considered, however, that our...

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an abysmal reflection

not just hot air forced through pursed lips while fiercely railing against the injustice of stale bread and moldy cheese— those should've-been-sandwiches much more than peculiar nods toward the unanswerable, flashes from the mirror of why Why is there...

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our love won’t be folded into a card

how cliché to write a love poem today, but not nearly as inept as the card I could otherwise settle upon— the same card gifted to hundreds of wives and girlfriends alongside heaps of chocolates and flower bouquets (no offense to the creative exploits of card writers,...

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14 Fucks I Refuse to Give for 2014

{ First, I got the idea for this here: https://medium.com/life-tips/494224e0f983 } This is my kind of list. I think New Year's resolutions are often shit, especially the variety discussed on television morning shows aiming to eliminate bad habits. Superficial, mostly...

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to relate

I've something to say. It's about my life, all it is and all it is not. Lots of times I'm a mess of a human being, doing the bare minimum to scrape by. I've been lethargic. Other times I'm inspired to great works and huge swoops of focused activity—maybe there'll be...

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sausages and figs

morality police on high alert upon hearing our plans for a wild feast of sausage sundry and figs— few prepared for the casings' snap, juices gushing or mind-blowing flavors as brätwurst, salami, linguiça and salt-cured meats were devoured all the wine, beer and...

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wisdom plop

venerable ancients shat as the riffraff of today— plop by plop, but in full absorption, fully endowed with stench-essence truly remarkable an adept of this time and place to lay waste without designs of producing everlasting effervescence of rose and lavender what a...

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